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POC ultrasound lungs--video 1

Video Author: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Published on: 07.26.2018
Associated with: Journal of the American Academy of PAs. 31(8):48-52, August 2018

Normal aerated alveoli appear as A lines at equidistant intervals below the pleural line.

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Creator: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Duration: 0:08
Normal aerated alveoli appear as A lines at equidistant intervals below the pleural line.
Creator: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Duration: 0:05
Lung sliding in a normal lung appears as shimmering or sliding of the pleural line during respiration
Creator: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Duration: 0:07
Pneumothorax is characterized by air accumulation between the visceral and parietal pleurae and an absence of lung sliding.
Creator: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Duration: 0:06
B lines are hyperechoic, ray-like vertical lines emanating from the pleural line.
Creator: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Duration: 0:07
Consolidation of the lung parenchyma develops hepatization, an echogenicity similar to the liver.
Creator: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Duration: 0:06
The “shred sign” is another indication of lung consolidation.
Creator: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Duration: 0:06
Pleural effusions typically appear as anechoic fluid collections between the visceral and parietal pleurae.
Creator: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Duration: 0:05
Complex pleural effusions may have septations and loculations.
Creator: Frederick Fuller, PA-C, MPH&TH
Duration: 0:01
Anechoic fluid in the renal pelvis, sometimes called a “bear paw” sign, supports the finding of moderate hydronephrosis.
Creator: Frederick Fuller, PA-C, MPH&TH
Duration: 0:05
The vein directly to the left of the label will not fully compress, the hallmark of DVT. A lymph node is noted above and can be mistaken for a clot.
Creator: Frederick Fuller, PA-C, MPH&TH
Duration: 0:03
B lines are pleural-based, vertical, hyperechoic white lines that look like comet tails, extend from the pleural line, move in concert with lung sliding, and obliterate A line patterns.
Creator: Frederick Fuller, PA-C, MPH&TH
Duration: 0:06
Compressing this irregular mixed echogenic fluid collection with the ultrasound probe produces the swirl sign, which represents purulent material swirling under pressure. However, the exact nature of the fluid cannot be determined by ultrasound alone.
Creator: Frederick Fuller, PA-C, MPH&TH
Duration: 0:03
Short-axis view of a central line catheter being placed in a vessel. The needle tip appears as a small hyperechoic structure in the vessel lumen.
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Creator: JAAPA and the PA History Society
Duration: 1:27
The former AAPA director of federal affairs talks about the uncertainties facing the PA profession in its early days.
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The former AAPA director of federal affairs talks about obtaining Medicare reimbursement recognition for PAs.
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Creator: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Duration: 0:08
Normal aerated alveoli appear as A lines at equidistant intervals below the pleural line.
Creator: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Duration: 0:07
Consolidation of the lung parenchyma develops hepatization, an echogenicity similar to the liver.
Creator: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Duration: 0:06
The “shred sign” is another indication of lung consolidation.
Creator: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Duration: 0:05
Complex pleural effusions may have septations and loculations.
Creator: Frederick Fuller, PA-C, MPH&TH
Duration: 0:01
Anechoic fluid in the renal pelvis, sometimes called a “bear paw” sign, supports the finding of moderate hydronephrosis.
Creator: Frederick Fuller, PA-C, MPH&TH
Duration: 0:06
Compressing this irregular mixed echogenic fluid collection with the ultrasound probe produces the swirl sign, which represents purulent material swirling under pressure. However, the exact nature of the fluid cannot be determined by ultrasound alone.
Creator: Frederick Fuller, PA-C, MPH&TH
Duration: 0:03
Short-axis view of a central line catheter being placed in a vessel. The needle tip appears as a small hyperechoic structure in the vessel lumen.
Creator: JAAPA and the PA History Society
Duration: 1:27
The former AAPA director of federal affairs talks about the uncertainties facing the PA profession in its early days.
Creator: JAAPA and the PA History Society
Duration: 8:12
The former AAPA director of federal affairs talks about obtaining Medicare reimbursement recognition for PAs.
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Duration: 5:50
The former AAPA director of federal affairs talks about PAs who have shaped the profession.
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